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Jan 25 2024
Seattle has agreed to pay $10 million to 50 people injured by police during the city’s violent 2020 riots over the death of George Floyd, the city announced Wednesday. The city admitted no wrongdoing in the settlement, citing instead the strain litigation had placed on it, according to a press release from the city. During riots following the death of George Floyd, individuals committed arsonThe Daily Caller
Nov 29 2023
Cup Foods and surrounding businesses are seeking $1.5 million in damages. Example video title will go here for this video Cup Foods and its affiliated businesses at 38th Street and Chicago Avenue filed a complaint against the city of Minneapolis, requesting a payout of $1.5 million in damages for causing the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent management of what became George FloydKARE11
Nov 30 2023
The city of Minneapolis was the site of the infamous 2020 incident that turned George Floyd into a cultural icon and kicked the “defund the police” movement into high gear. Riots across the nation followed, with billions of dollars in damage caused and dozens of people being killed. Floyd was lionized to the point where the city named the intersection where he died “George Floyd Square.” ButHotAir
Jun 04 2020
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George Floyd's death after a police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes last week has sparked massive civil unrest and outcry against police brutality, racism and criminal justice failures.
The protests, demonstrations and riots following Floyd's death have commanded the nation'sHenry A. Brechter
Jan 24 2024
The City of Seattle has settled a lawsuit brought by more than 50 people related to the 2020 Seattle protests after the murder of George Floyd. Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison agreed to settle the lawsuit that began in Sept. 2020 for $10 million. “This decision was the best financial decision for the City considering risk, cost, and insurance,” Davison said. “The case has been a significantKIRO 7
Nov 29 2023
The owners of several businesses at the intersection where George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in 2020 are suing the progressive city, claiming that they were financially harmed by the concrete barriers erected in the street for over a year and by an intentional draw-down of policing that led to a rise in lawlessness in the area. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit include CupHotAir
Nov 07 2023
The police officer who kept his knee on George Floyd’s neck for about nine minutes in 2020 was convicted of murder, and the medical examiner determined that police efforts to subdue Floyd caused his death. Nothing about the autopsy’s findings have changed, but social media posts falsely claim new documents show Floyd died of a drug overdose or natural causes.
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Dec 29 2023
The city of Seattle removed the Black Lives Matter garden on Wednesday morning. The garden was planted during the 2020 George Floyd protests. The Seattle Parks and Recreation department said that it was going to undertake a "turf restoration" project in Cal Anderson Park, the home of the garden, . The Parks Department called the Black Lives Matter garden which had existed for three years "Raw Story
Jun 01 2020
American cities are spending Monday morning digging out from scenes of destruction after demonstrations against the police-involved death of George Floyd gave way to a fifth straight night of looting and rioting, resulting in another wave of arrests.
As of Monday morning, at least 4,400 people have been taken into custody nationwide in relation to the chaos, according to an AssociatedFox News (Online News)
Aug 14 2020
On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black American man, was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit bill. Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on Floyd's neck for almost eight minutes[note 1] while Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down, begging for his life and repeatedly saying "I can't breathe". Officers J. AlexanderWikipedia